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The Seattle Mariners likely will not pursue free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton. Mariners president Chuck Armstrong told CBS Sports earlier in the week that the team is interested in Hamilton, but general manager Jack Zduriencik told MLB.com on Friday that they will probably not go after him. The Mariners are looking to increase their payroll to add much-needed offense to their lineup but Hamilton might be out of their price range. "You have to be realistic about how you're going to allocate your dollars," Zduriencik said. "Some of these things drag out and if you're sitting there waiting on one chip, other chips in front of you might go away and you end up with nothing." Hamilton, 31, may be seeking a seven-year deal in the neighborhood of $175 million, according to several media reports. The 2010 AL MVP has been one of the top power hitters in the American League for the past five years with the Texas Rangers. Last year, Zduriencik met with ...
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Seattle Mariners general manager, Jack Zduriencik, plans to upgrade the teams offense this offseason but as of now does not plan to pursue Josh Hamilton, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports. “You have to be realistic about how you're going to allocate your dollars,” Zduriencik said. “Some of these things drag out and if you're sitting there waiting on one chip, other chips...
It was only a matter of time. Josh Hamilton’s journey to the major leagues will be detailed in an upcoming movie from Relativity Media. According to Deadline, Relativity has a deal with Hamilton, along with a deal for Casey Affleck to write and direct the picture. Thunder Road Pictures’ Basil Iwanyk will produce along with The Walsh Company’s Kevin Walsh. Thunder Road’s Kent...
It’s been reported that the
Boston Red Sox have expressed interest in free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton.
However, according to a baseball source, reports of this interest have been “overblown,”
reports Rob Bradford of WEEI.com.
According to a baseball source, reports of the Red Sox'
interest in free agent outfielder Josh Hamilton have been
Oh boy: "Please Craig [Carton]," said Rick's Cabaret NYC Girl Elise. "Get the Yankees to sign Josh Hamilton. We could always use another slugger on the team."
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The Seattle Mariners have been one of the teams tied to free
agent outfielder Josh Hamilton, but general manager Jack Zduriencik said Friday
he doesn’t see the club being big players in pursuit of the market’s top
slugger, reports Greg Johns of MLB.com.
Although the Mariners plan to
pursue offensive upgrades this offseason, general manager Jack Zduriencik said
SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners say they will install the largest scoreboard video screen in the major leagues at Safeco Field during the offseason.
The Mariners say the screen debuting for the 2013 season will cover the same area as the old scoreboard but the screen itself is nearly 10 times the size of the current one. The team says the viewing area will be the equivalent of about...
The free agent game is swinging into gear, and Josh Hamilton is at the center of it. But unlike many others, his price is far from simple a simple equation.The post The Price is…Wrong? Josh Hamilton vs. Free Agency appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Each Monday for 10 weeks, SeattleClubhouse gives you an inside look at the Top-50 prospects in the Seattle Mariners organization as things stand at the end of the 2012 season. Rankings are complete with scouting notes (when available), quotes from various baseball sources and extended player info. This is our fifth set of five prospects, which gets us to the midway point in our countdown.
Josh Hamilton may still be a free agent, but he did join one team this week.
Relativity Media has secured the rights to the feature film about the Texas Rangers outfielder's life — which will be directed and written by Casey Affleck, according to deadline.com.
The report says that Relativity Media — producers of films like "Shark Night 3D" and "HOP"...
There are conflicting reports about whether the Sox will go after Josh Hamilton. Cherington has praise for him, but says they're looking at all options.It's a classic free agent gamble, because he reportedly wants seven years and $175 million (he's 31), but it also has the twist of Hamilton's history, which is famously checkered. And it's certainly interesting...
The Boston Red Sox dumped a bevy of payroll ($250 million to be exact) late in the 2012 season as the continued to crumble. Now, the team is poised to climb out of the cellar and into 4th place. There are already rumblings that the team is looking at Josh Hamilton, who is looking for [...]
The Boston Red Sox unloaded the majority of their massive contracts in one swift move toward the end of the 2012 MLB season when they traded Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett and Carl Crawford to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The move shed payroll and made the Red Sox one of the worst teams on paper.
Anyone who thought that would last more than a couple of months really does not know how...
With the MLB Free Agent frenzie already underway, let's take a look at the top MLB free agents available this off season. As always, check out our MLB Hot Stove tab for the latest major transaction information during the MLB off season.
1. Zach Greinke
2. Josh Hamilton
3. Michael Bourne
4. Adam LaRoche
5. Kyle Loshe
6. B.J. Upton
7. Rafael Soriano...
So far this offseason, Melky Cabrera, Miacer Iztures, and Bartolo Colon have gotten contracts while Anibal Sanchez, Kyle Lohse, Zach Greinke, and Josh Hamilton have not. I’m going to argue that this is a very good thing and indicative of some welcome sanity on the collective part of GMs. You see, Sanchez, Lohse, Greinke and Hamilton are considered the cream of the free agent...